Abuja - The Nigerian Army has constituted a General Court
Martial to try 20 soldiers on charges differentiating from murder up to sales
of arms, Punch reported.
The General Officer Commanding in the army, Victor Ezugwu,
has stated that those that will be tried have been involved in criminal
activities ranging from murder, illegal sales of firearms and crimes against
According to Ezugwu these crimes were committed within the
Theatre of Operation Lafiya Dole.
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Justice is said will be timely and quickly dispensed to
those that have been found guilty of the crimes.
The GOC has further stated that many soldiers have been
tried and punished for committing offences of unprofessional.
President of the Court, General Adeniyi has said all accused
will be given a fair hearing.
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